TEACHING IN RIVER ENVIRONMENTS (FLAT WATER)

OED3TRE

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students develop knowledge, understanding and experience of flat water river environments in order to safely conduct outdoor environmental education experiences. Students will apply and extend technical paddling skills, and examine pedagogy, environmental interpretation, and group management skills relevant to teaching in flat water river environments.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorChristopher Townsend

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites OED2REF (Flat and Open) and OED2OLB, or subject co-ordinator approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBook of ReadingsPrescribedN/AMEDIA SERVICES, LA TROBE UNIVERSITY, BENDIGO.
ReadingsCanoeing : safety guidelinesPrescribedMinistry of Education (1991)VICTORIA.
ReadingsWater in Australia: resources and management.PrescribedSmith, D.I. (1998)MELBOURNE: OUP

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristopher Townsend

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 10 - 22
One 8.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
2,000-word assignment50
2,000-word assignment50
Practical WorkHurdle requirement: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work0